Date archive forApril, 2020
Avon Care Protecting Hand Sanitiser 60ml
By On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Avon launches sanitisers to address global demand

Avon Care Protecting Hand Sanitiser 60ml by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s biggest direct-selling company has introduced alcohol-based sanitisers to its product portfolio to plug the supply More...

Safaricom Kenya
By On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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4G smartphone pack for Kenyans during COVID-19

Safaricom Kenya from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – THE launch of a low-cost fourth-generation networks (4G) smartphone package in Kenya is anticipated to enable locals to access life-changing More...

Air Zimbabwe
By On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Air Zimbabwe upbeat as revival plans gather pace

Air Zimbabwe WELLINGTON TONI / MARCUS MUSHONGA  HARARE – AIR Zimbabwe, the national carrier, is confident of a turnaround in fortunes when the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is brought under control. The More...

Tanzanian President, John Magufuli
By On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Tanzania exempts Dar es Salaam from any lockdown

Tanzanian President, John Magufuli from ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM – TO lockdown Dar es Salaam or to keep it open is a tough decision the Tanzanian government has had to More...

Crude oil theft in Nigeria, file photo
By On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Troops unearth illegal oil refineries, free hostages

Crude oil theft in Nigeria, file photo from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – NIGERIA troops have discovered 48 illegal refineries and confiscated oil amounting to over 2,4 million litres during More...

Maize crop in South Africa
By On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
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Relaxed SA lockdown a boost to agriculture

Maize crop in South Africa by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG –THE relaxation of the current South African lockdown is widely viewed as positive news for the agricultural industry, especially the sub-sectors More...

Technology chips
By On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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US restrictions on chips hampers Africa ICT growth

Technology chips by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – NEW measures by the United States (US) government to restrict the global supply of chips to Huawei Technologies could hinder Africa’s rapidly expanding More...

Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications
By On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Ghana speeds up ICT services to remote areas

Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – GHANA is accelerating the provision of information and communication technology (ICT) as well as telecommunication More...

African Development Bank gives US$100 million to South African Taxi industry
By On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Multimillion-dollar taxi loan boosts SA industrialisation

African Development Bank gives US$100 million to South African Taxi industry by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A US$100 million (R1.890 billion) loan agreement between the African Development Bank (AfDB) and More...

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)
By On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Botswana Stock Exchange funds COVID-19 efforts

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE – THE Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) has contributed P1 million (over US$81 000) towards government’s intervention More...